The Canada Reads 2018 longlist is coming!

On Jan. 8, 2018 CBC Books will unveil the 15 books that make up the 2018 Canada Reads longlist.
Humble The Poet (on the right) won Canada Reads 2017 defending Fifteen Dogs by André Alexis. Find out which books make up the 2018 longlist on Jan. 8, 2018. (Craig Cooper/CBC)

Another Canada Reads is just around the corner. CBC Books will be kicking things off with a longlist announcement on Jan. 8th, 2018.

Fifteen Canadian books will be featured on this year's longlist, five of which will ultimately make up your Canada Reads 2018 contenders. 

We'll also be announcing this year's theme for the Canada Reads debates and other key details. 

The Canada Reads 2017 winner was Fifteen Dogs by André Alexis, defended by Humble The Poet.

Other past Canada Reads winners include Lawrence Hill's The Illegal, defended by Olympian Clara Hughes, Kim Thúy's Ru, defended by TIFF artistic director Cameron Bailey and Lisa Moore's February, defended by comedian Trent McClellan. You can see a complete list of past winners and contenders here.

You can relive the Canada Reads 2017 debates here

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